Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
AC/DC’s Chris Slade Recalls ‘Shock’ of Brian Johnson’s Departure
Drummer says the arrival of Axl Rose was an equal surprise during lineup turmoil of 2016.
Kurt Cobain’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ Guitar Sells for $6 Million
Auction breaks five records as new owner says he’ll use instrument to help music industry recover from COVID-19.
Black Sabbath Release Black Lives Matter Shirt
Logo in the ‘Masters of Reality’ style matches the one worn by Tom Morello.
What Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Did After the Big 4 Shows
Thrash icons first shared a stage in 2010 but soon went their separate ways again.
Kirk Hammett Recalls Going to Jail for ‘St. Anger’ Video
Metallica guitarists discusses visit to San Quentin State Prison in 2003.
Dee Snider Working on ‘Powerfully Disturbing’ Horror Movie
Twisted Sister frontman will direct his own script for ‘My Enemy’s Enemy,’ based on real-life crime spree.
Neil Peart Honored With Pavilion in Home City
“Conclusive” poll of residents results in Rush drummer’s name being preserved at site that inspired 1975 song “Lakeside Park.”
Tool’s Maynard James Keenan Says HIs Lyrics Aren’t ‘Prophetic’
Frontman shoots down “absurd” suggestion that he saw world problems coming.
Dave Grohl’s ‘Mortifying’ Experience of ‘Times Like These’ Cover
Foo Fighters leader got it wrong when asked to contribute to COVID-19 fundraising single.
Listen to an AC/DC Song Written by Artificial Intelligence
YouTuber creates “Great Balls” after processing band’s lyrics through computer.
COVID-19 Roundup: ‘Fan Pod’ Concert to Go Ahead on New Date
Arkansas argument settled, as Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Anthrax, Megadeth, Lita Ford and the Who react to pandemic.
Whitesnake Co-Founder Names David Coverdale’s ‘Big Mistake’
Guitarist Bernie Marsden reflects on missed opportunity after the early lineup split in 1982.